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Sunday, May 6th, 2007
8:16 pm - Impressions of Helsinki



Finnish Sign

My Helsinki trip was pretty awesome.
I think Helsinki is probably one of the cities that i have visited I would most like to live in, the only problem being it's northerly latitude. The Scottish winter is bad enough!
More photos over on Flickr.

current mood: indescribable
current music: Gravenhurst, Eels, Brand New.

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Friday, March 16th, 2007
9:05 pm

Every digital photo I took in the year 2005 compressed into just under 10 minutes!

current mood: calm
current music: Explosions in the Sky, Eluvium, Architecture in Helsinki

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Tuesday, January 30th, 2007
9:09 pm


Forest in Winter

Logie Kirk

A bit of 3d photography there (more on my flickr page.). Not too bad for two disposable cameras taped together!

In other news, I'm going to be going to Helsinki & Tallinn in late April, so thats something to look forward to. Hopefully, as traveling usually does, it'll give me a bit more inspiration in the photographic sense as I've not really been taking much at all lately (apart from those 3d ones).
I had been looking at doing a photographic portfolio course through in Glasgow recently, but I was a bit lazy about getting round to applying. I think theres another start date in a few months time so I'll probably try & get organised for that...

current mood: melancholy
current music: Cornelius, Iron & Wine, Her Space Holiday

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Wednesday, November 29th, 2006
6:51 pm



Here are the cocktail reviews from Euans recent housewarming party.
The reviews are kind of redundant without the actual recipies though, nevertheless here they are!

current mood: contemplative
current music: Mogwai, Iron & Wine, Beck.

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Sunday, October 15th, 2006
9:27 pm

Pitt Street

Empty Glasgow

A recent jaunt to Glasgow.
Visited a pretty good exhibition of Swiss contemporary poster design using older non digital methods.
Also went to the Kelvingrove museum & the Botanic gardens, then spent the rest of the day wandering round the semi deserted streets of the west end. I think the best way to try & gauge the atmosphere & feeling of a city is just to wander aimlessly rather than to try and see specific sights.
I was actually quite impressed with the west end of Glasgow, It has a surprisingly pleasant studenty/hip kind of vibe.

current music:

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Tuesday, October 10th, 2006
7:18 pm

A few more doodles.

anotherview's Profile Page

This website monitors what music you listen to & analyzes it into different charts & rankings & such. Kind of interesting.

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Thursday, October 5th, 2006
10:44 pm

Amalgamation of doodles found in my note book from last year while I was in Japan.

current mood: pensive
current music: Bitshifter

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Monday, September 18th, 2006
7:58 pm




current mood: okay
current music: Assemblage 23

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Friday, September 15th, 2006
8:48 pm
Takashi Shimura rendered in marker pen on glossy printer paper Some random guy rendered in HB pencil
L. Takashi Shimura. R. Some random guy.

current mood: mellow
current music: Katamari Damacy soundtrack

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Wednesday, September 13th, 2006
10:08 pm

Going through stuff I brough back from Japan, I found this sketch of my room in Tokyo.

Fun with flashlights & shutter delays, (more on Flickr).

current mood: creative
current music: Freezepop

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Saturday, September 9th, 2006
11:42 pm

A film I made with my brother... (watch with sound on)

current mood: contemplative
current music: Dntel

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Friday, August 4th, 2006
7:14 pm

I realize that the 5 & 6 are back to front... more practice needed!
Link to another one Here, this one is about 1Mb so takes a little longer to load properly.

current mood: restless
current music: Polysics or Die!!!

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Monday, May 22nd, 2006
7:41 pm - Onigiri

current mood: creative
current music: Mogwai

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Sunday, October 16th, 2005
7:34 pm - Tokyo Rocks... Literally.
Today I was at the local supermarket shopping for my weekly supply of noodles, when suddenly as I was approching the checkout the whole store jolted sideways then proceeded to shake in a menacing manner for five or so seconds. Products were falling off shelves all around me. I admit I was kind of worried by this. I prompty moved towards the closest doorframe and stood there looking a little shocked. The Japanese seemed to hardly take any notice. Nan desu ka?.. Nan da yo kore!?.. Anata wa daijobu desu ka?. Hai, daijobu desu. A 5.1 magnitude earthquake experienced first hand! I was surprised by the sheer power of the initial jolt. quite a scary experience.... went to the checkout, payed for my noodles & went home... a routine shopping trip in Japan...

Earthquake Shakes Tall Buildings in Tokyo...

I'll update here again soon.

current mood: impressed
current music: Sufjan Stevens - Michigan

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Tuesday, September 20th, 2005
1:43 pm - Tokyo, Japan.
Backstreets of Shinjuku 2

Girl in Harajuku

Square in front of the station

Japan is awesome so far, spent the last nine days hanging out in & around Tokyo. Heading down to Osaka this evening. Tomorow I'll be travelling up to Sasayama, the city I'll be staying in for the next little while. I'll probably update more when I get there... if I feel like it.

More photos over at - Flickr (click the japan 2005 set).

Hope all is well with you,

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Monday, May 30th, 2005
10:08 pm - GLA - DXB - KIX

So that's the plans for Japan underway. I leave for Osaka on the 11th of September! How exciting!
I've got a few places to work semi lined up, just need to decide exactly where & what I would rather do.
I think for the first couple of weeks I'll tour about for a bit before starting work, that much is certain.
Other than that it's been pretty mundane, work work work...

current mood: excited
current music: The Decemberists - Sixteen Military Wives

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Saturday, May 7th, 2005
11:35 am

Had a good time over in Vermont, a shame to be back so soon really.
The plan right now is to work & save.
Not long now...

current mood: awake
current music: Joy Division - Unknown Pleasures

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Friday, March 18th, 2005
9:12 pm

A couple of self portraits there,
My mind is made up, I'll be going to Japan in three months time. I feel myself stagnating here at the moment... action needs to be taken,
Looking through my old weblog I found this quote about working at the Pru from April 27th 2004
"One year from now is my limit though.
If I'm still there then somebody shoot me..."
I guess the best thing to do would be to book the flights so I have an exact date to aim for.
In other news I ordered a fisheye lens for my camera the other day so expect some fisheye style shots over at avp soonish.

current mood: indifferent
current music: The Postal Service - Give Up

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Tuesday, March 15th, 2005
7:57 pm

I think I'll post a few images here until I get back into the mood for writing a weblog. It's going to happen, although I'm not sure when. It's not like I've really been having a wild time lately!
Until then, see you later!

current mood: blank
current music: Mad Capsule Markets - Best Of, 1990 to 1996

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